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EU code
7.1 - Geography
2 - Master
Lund University, Sweden
Human Geography
Master in Social Science, major Human Geography. 120 ECTS, full time.
Language requirements
If your first language is not English, you have to submit an internationally recognised test such as IELTS 6.0 with no part under 5.0, TOEFL 550 paper-based, 213 computer-based, 79 internet-based, Cambridge/Oxford Advanced Certificate of Proficiency or GCSE O-level. TOEFL code is 9520.
Academic requirements
Requirements for the Master programme in Human Geography are a Bachelor’s degree equivalent to 180 higher education credits with at least 90 higher education credits in Human Geograpy or another subject of relevance to the programme.
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The Master’s Programme in Human Geography aims to provide students with: * knowledge of the development of theories in human geography and their relations to theories in other social and environmental sciences; * understanding of the spatial dimensions of social, economic, cultural and environmental processes and their importance for welfare and living conditions in various geographical contexts; * skills in methods and the use of advanced tools to analyse the complex relations between development processes on local, regional, national and global scales; and * competence to carry out scientific investigations, analyses and advanced planning related to political, economic, social and environmental issues in an increasingly complex world. The main directions of study included in the programme are social and cultural geography, economic geography and environmental studies. Each of the two core courses in human geography will contain elements of these three directions, and will integrate gender aspec
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24 months between Aug 30 2010 and Jun 10 2012
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